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So, winter tires everyone?

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by awptickes, Oct 24, 2008.

What tires do you use from October to May?

  1. Summer tires.

    16.0%
  2. Winter tires.

    24.0%
  3. All-season or M+S.

    40.0%
  4. It doesn't get cold here.

    20.0%
  1. awptickes

    awptickes unimpressed by you VIP

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    So, who has put on their winter tires?

    I just got done doing them in the driveway, I'll bet my stuck-up neighbors already called the city and lodged a complaint on me....

    Here it's the law to use winter tires from October to Easter (called O-to-O, Ocktober to Ostern, October to Easter.) I've been putting it off, because temperatures are still within range of my summer tires, but I get worried when I see everyone else with winter tires.

    It'll probably be like last year, and never snow again after I put them on. Oh well. At least I didn't just buy them this time.


    Btw, Dunlop Winter Sport M3. What does everyone else use?
     
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  2. phyregod

    phyregod !!YTINASNI

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    TX ftw. I just have "tires". BFG Gforce sports year round on the teggy, I don't recall what are on the jeep. 31" all terrain something
     
  3. Justin66

    Justin66 The Hondaswap Canadian

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    Since my car sleeps during the winter the GF puts on hers, i cant remember the brand but they are hella good and expensive (her mom doesnt skimp out for winter). Since we generally get alot of snow and its gets pretty cold (sometimes -35*C. or -31*F) so they will be coming on soon. Alot of people dont make a big deal over winter tires but they really are good to have, big difference.
     
  4. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    i have all seasons on but I for the life of me can't remember what they are.
     
  5. reckedracing

    reckedracing TTIWWOP VIP

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    new winter beater 94 accord is getting 2 snows in the front
    edit: 4 Firestone Winterforce on 14" steelies

    Truck has 33" Goodyear MTR's
     
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    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    i run summer or all season year round.. it doesnt get that cold here
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    i run all seasons on my mazda... doesnt really snow enough and the snow isnt covering the roads long enough for me to justify straight up snow tires
     
  8. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Kumho Ecsta ASTs thats what my tires are. The summer tires I had before that were Yokohama AVS ES 100s, which for summer tires, did freaking awesome in the snow.
     
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    dacheat ..is grounded.

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    crx gets spa treatments during winters and the jeep takes the beating. :thumbsup:
     
  10. Justin66

    Justin66 The Hondaswap Canadian

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    ^ How it should be.
     
  11. reckedracing

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    why is all season and M+S in the same category in the poll?
    like they say, there are no ALL season tires, only 3 season
     
  12. Justin66

    Justin66 The Hondaswap Canadian

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    Sorry but whats M+S?
     
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    Briansol Admins Admin VIP

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    wintersport M3's for the win. I had a set on my sti, and i bought another for my 2.5rs.
    snow? really? there's snow on the ground? 60-0 in the snow likes it dry pavement. those tires rock.


    I got the truck this year, so i don't need snows.
     
  15. awptickes

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    You're absolutely right, I love those tires.

    They're awesome below 10C, and they rock at 0C. Great for cold mornings, even before they get warmed up. I'll never buy another brand of winter tires. (Until they stop making them, and then improve the formula.)
     
  16. EGProject

    EGProject YEEEEAAHHHHH

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    General Altimax Arctic. On 15" Steelies. A buddy at work has a set on his A4 for the winter, and says the tires out-grip anything else out there.
     
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    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    I need to replace the tires on my steelies. May just get some stock alloys with all-seasons/put all seasons on then when the thaw comes(haha NJ doesn't get much snow) I'm going to have money to get myself the J-Mags I've been eyeing up.
     
  18. phunky.buddha

    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    S-03 = winter tire. They work well on ice and snow. ;)
     
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    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    Jeep + Bologne skins . Whatever, 4wd and dual lockers take care of everything else.
     
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    Drake Well-Known Member VIP

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    It gets pretty cold at times in my neck of the woods but living in a desert = no snow.
     
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